900 civilians of all age groups living in 552 Brigade area of
Iyakkachchi had opportunity to go through free medical checkups
and receive medicine for their illnesses after attending a medical
camp organized by the Civil Affairs Office 552 Brigade.
camp conducted by specialist doctors, medical laboratory technicians
and ECG technicians from Colombo was held on Saturday, December
8th at Iyakkachchi Government Tamil Mixed School. The medical
staff consisted of 30 professionals. Civilians from remote villages
had their ECG, blood and other tests done by doctors and medical
technicians from Mediquic (Pvt) Ltd of Colombo 06, Mediquic Diagnostics
of Colombo 13 and Hospital and Home Care Services (Pvt) Ltd. of
Colombo 03. Dr. Lakshman L. Weerasena, Chairman Hospital and Home
Care Services (Pvt) Ltd. headed the team. Chint Power Solutions
of Colombo 03 sponsored the medical camp.
transport to people from distant villages.
The 552 Brigade
Civil Affairs Office organized it with guidance of General Officer
Commanding 55 Division Brigadier Ajith Wijesinghe and Commander
552 Brigade Colonel Deepal Wanniarachchi.
Officer of the 552 Brigade Lieutenant Colonel Ranjith Jayasekara
coordinated the event.